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What Gerry’s Been Seeing In Lembeh

With over 14 endemic fish in North Sulawesi and 9 endemic to Lembeh, Gerry has been very excited to be able to do research in such a productive area. Some of the photos he uses in his seminars are …

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Fish Geek Week Midweek Update Day 4

We’re starting to notice some serious “geeking” going on. It’s great when you hear “Hmmm I’ve never noticed that before” and “I’ll have to pay closer attention next time”. It’s always interesting to view guests photos after returning from a …

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Fish Geek Week Day 1

This afternoon we kicked off ‘Fish Geek Week’, featuring Dr. Gerald (Gerry) Allen and Dr. Mark Erdmann here at Lembeh Resort. Throughout the following week Gerry and Mark are going to be giving a series of presentations.  We …

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Critters of the Lembeh Strait | Episode 09/2014

Did you know the flamboyant cuttlefish sometimes turns the tips of its arms into enticing worm-like lures to attract prey? Watch the video carefully to witness the bizarre tricks of this intelligent and fearsome hunter. A baby painted frogfish racing …

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Tuesday Tips & Techniques From Photo Pro Sascha Janson #1

On select Tuesdays, Cameras@Lembeh (the first and only Photo & Video Center in Lembeh Strait) will feature Tips and Techniques by Photo Pro Sascha Janson. Sascha will offer up a range of information, you never know what piece of …

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The Man Behind – Fish Mimics Mimic Octopus That Mimics Fish

In 2011, while staying at Lembeh Resort, diving Air Prang 1, Godehard Kopp (A.K.A. Gode) had a rare opportunity to video never before seen marine animal behavior. When he returned to Germany he sent this video in for scientific …

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Critters of the Lembeh Strait | The Bryozoan Goby

There’s always something new to see in the Lembeh Strait. This time our dive center manager Lauren Siba was looking for the recently discovered and still undescribed bryozoan goby. They had only been seen in Ambon and Alor and as …

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3rd Annual Capturing Critters in Lembeh – UW Workshop December 3-13, 2014

Join Us For Our 3rd Annual
“Capturing Critters in Lembeh” Digital Imaging Workshop
December 3 – 13, 2014

Adobe expert Erin Quigley and UW Photo pioneer Keri Wilk join together with …

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Incredible And Unforgettable Experience

Stefaan and Anouchka stayed with us for two wonderful weeks of diving, relaxing, and exploration of local culture. In addition to checking off underwater critters from Stefaan’s wish list like the pygmy sea dragon (Kyonemichthys rumengani), they also enjoyed …

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Dream Dive Vacation

Lembeh Resort and Critter@Lembeh stands for Passion and Dedication

The Passion to deliver a Dream Dive Vacation and the Dedication to make it to the best holiday you ever had, above and below the surface.

The quality of hospitality …

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50 Dives In Critter Heaven

We had two weeks here and 50 dives in critter heaven where zebra, pygmy and hairy seem to get attached to almost everything. We had many firsts including creatures we never knew existed, often seeing 3 – 4 new things …

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Behind The Scene: June Employee Of The Month

Congratulations to our Employee of the Month of June, Erwin!

Not everyone can honestly say they love what they do and it wasn’t always like that for Erwin either. But he knew one day he’d get his chance and …

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Critters of the Lembeh Strait | Episode 08/2014

A blue-ringed octopus carrying its eggs, a skeleton shrimp covered in its babies, a rare tiger seahorse hunting for a meal (do they eat tiny hermit crabs?) and a dramatic squabble between three pygmy squids are some highlights from our Photo Pro’s …

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Extremely Satisfied

We always feel at home diving Indonesian waters. However, there are two special places where we keep going back to; one is Raja Ampat on Dewi Nusantara and the other is Lembeh Resort – Critters@Lembeh.

Our last trip to …

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Holiday Mode

We know how it is when you get back from an unforgettable dive holiday. Stefan and Chantal, who spent a week diving Lembeh Strait with us, are extending that holiday mode by going through their pictures and sharing them …

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Le Meilleur Séjour Que Nous Ayons Eu

pour la troisieme fois nous sommes revenus au Lembeh Resort.

Beaucoup de choses ont changé depuis notre derniére visite. Le quai, la plage, le restaurant, le bureau d’accueil ont étè réaménagés pour plus de confort et plus d’ouverture sur …

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The Next Generation Of Lembeh Resort

Our warmest congratulations to Keisah and Kevas Rorimpandey, aged 13 and 10, on completing their PADI Junior Open Water course together with Instructor Dimpy Jacobs!

These certifications are especially significant to us because as the children of Lembeh Resort …

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Celebrating Special Occasion In Lembeh

David Bearden and his wife returned to Lembeh Resort for the always excellent dives and to celebrate David’s birthday; to help them celebrate, the resort’s kitchen prepared a delicious birthday cake!

An avid underwater photographer, David pre-booked a private guide …

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INON UK Lembeh 2014 Workshop – Trip Report

A great INON UK workshop has now concluded with all participants going away with some amazing images. Most did three dives a day as well as attend presentation and photo clinics. The organisation team at Lembeh Resort and Critters@Lembeh did …

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Critters of the Lembeh Strait | Episode 07/2014

In episode 7 of 2014 Critters of the Lembeh Strait series, check out a hispid frogfish resting on a sea star, the famous blue-ring octopus and peacock mantis shrimp guarding their little babies, and flamboyant cuttlefish hatching. Check out the video for …

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We Are A 2014 Travellers’ Choice Winner!

2013 was a great year at Lembeh Resort and Critters@Lembeh!!

We had fantastic workshops, many repeat guests came back for a visit and we also upgraded some areas of the resort. We now have a beautiful deck and bar …

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Productive Holiday In Lembeh

Aqua Lung rep Colin Ackerman took a group of 14 divers to Lembeh Strait, combining it with a few days of diving in neighboring Bunaken Marine Park and taking advantage of our combined dive package offer with Siladen Resort & Spa.

Diving …

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Behind The Scene: May Employee Of The Month

Congratulations to our Employee of the Month of May, Reza!

Reza is part of the Grounds team, is just 22 years old, and joined us less than a year ago. Although he is one of the newest and youngest employees, he …

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Reef Regeneration Project

Rahil Kapur, a 16 year old living in Singapore, contacted us expressing interest in participating in a reef regeneration project. He took part in a large-scale biorock project created by the government in the Phillpines and this inspired him to …

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INON UK Workshop At Lembeh Resort

Lembeh Resort and Critters@Lembeh are happy to welcome Lisa Collins from INON UK.

Lisa Collins, INON UK’s principal underwater photojournalist and underwater photography instructor trainer, is excited to begin her INON UK workshop with a multinational group of photographers.

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Small Area With Abundant Underwater Life

As someone who works in the marine conservation sector, I was amazed to come across such a small area with such abundant underwater life. Furthermore, to be introduced to so many unusual and wonderful creatures made the whole …

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Sixth Time At Lembeh Resort And Will Be Back Again!

Paola Laudi & Andrea Girola have visited Lembeh Resort and dived with Critters@Lembeh six times now, and each time there has been something great to enjoy. They were diving with Opo S, and have always been extremely satisfied with his …

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Critters of the Lembeh Strait | Episode 06/2014

In Episode 6 we feature sped-up footage of critters to give you insight into just how busy and industrious citizens of the underwater world really are. A tiny partner-shrimp, Sisyphus-like, pushes endless boulders to improve the burrow it shares with …

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Awesomeness Updated

Sean and I just spent the past week at Lembeh Resort.  We have been here many times and we feel right at home. The new renovations are a great update to an already wonderful experience.  As usual the personnel …

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The Pretty In Lembeh

Most people dive Lembeh Strait to see the weird critters that they had not heard of before: hairy shrimp, stargazer, and hairy frogfish, to name a few. If you flick through a Lembeh photo gallery, there is a likelihood …

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